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EPA Auto ‘Fuel Efficiency’ Scam Overlooks EV Recharging Costs

January 13, 2022 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Agencies of the Biden administration are pushing green gullibility and gushers of auto maker subsidy greed, premised on mythical wind/solar capacities. The purpose of this push is to foist electric vehicles (EVs) on legitimately reluctant free-market consumers and already overburdened power grids. EPA’s latest de facto EV mandate proposes to require […]

EV’s Destined To Pay For Upgrading Electrical Grids

January 11, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California has always advertised itself as being the “leader”, but the UK has gone one-up on California with their creative EV charging regulations. Turns out that EV charging may be another source of revenue for the UK: UK regulations coming into force in June 2022, will restrict charging times, as new […]

Imagine Electric Vehicles In Bad Weather

January 6, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With more than forty percent of the EV’s in America being in California at the end of 2020, the EV popularity in California has gotten President Biden so excited to want the rest of the country to follow California’s lead that Biden issued a new executive order that pushes for half […]

ZEV Subsidies Fail Equity, Economics, And Environmental Tests

December 20, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Many have been saying for years that subsidies for zero emissions (electric) vehicles pose unfair burdens on working Americans. Subsidizing (and mandating) an unwanted switch away from internal combustion vehicles (ICVs) while imposing diktats that have brought higher gasoline prices and record inflation also seems out of kilter with the widely championed […]

Biden Escalates His War On Oil And Gas

November 14, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Headline: “Senate Democrats on Monday begged President Joe Biden to lower seven-year high gas prices by releasing emergency oil reserves.” – Breitbart News. And here’s another one. Headline: “White House Begs OPEC To Increase Oil Production Again Amid ‘Supply Issues’, Soaring Energy Prices.” – Epoch Times. One more for the road. Headline: […]

Proposed Electric Vehicle Tax Credits Benefit Unions, Wealthy Individuals – Not Environment

October 22, 2021 by

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By Katie Tubb and Rachel Greszler ~ True to the image of a stereotypical car salesmen, President Joe Biden and congressional leadership are pitching a multitrillion-dollar spending package that they say won’t cost middle-class Americans a dime. That’s like telling someone who came to the dealership to buy a Honda that they can have a […]

EV Buyers Beware – Fires, Scarce Charging Times, And Parking Restrictions

October 1, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ In the wake of a series of severe EV battery fires, one of the largest vehicle manufacturers in the world, General Motors has just issued safety recommendations for Bolt EV’s: Not to park your Chevy Bolt within 50 feet of other vehicles in case it catches fire. Highly recommends that Bolt EV owners not […]

Nevada Lithium Mine, Key To “Green” Energy, Opposed By Greens

September 29, 2021 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ In a drama involving two conflicting goals of the environmental movement and the Biden administration – “saving” the planet from climate change and “saving” an endangered species — a proposed lithium mine on federal land in western Nevada may be brought low by – of all things — buckwheat. Two […]

Burning Batteries Pose A Huge Risk To EV Mandates

September 11, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ After a Volkswagen Golf (not an electric vehicle) caught fire in the underground car park in Eku-Platz, Germany, the city’s civil engineering department closed the car park for five months. Damages (all eventually paid for by insurance) amounted to 195,000 euros. As a condition for the reopening, however, the insurance company forbade […]

Electric Vehicles Will Run On Empty Green New Deal Pipe Dreams

August 17, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Nineteen seriously misguided Republican senators joined with Democrats to pass a behemoth 2,720-page-long $1.2 trillion ”infrastructure” spending bill of which a mere 23% — about $127 billion of $548 billion in new federal spending — is earmarked for popular priorities that most people associate with that term: highways, bridges, tunnels, ports […]

The Working Poor Need Workhorse Vehicles

August 13, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With more than forty percent of the EV’s in the entire country being in California at the end of 2020, the EV popularity in California has gotten President Biden so excited to want the rest of the country to follow California’s lead that Biden issued a new executive order that pushes […]

What You Need To Know About Biden’s Ill-Conceived Executive Order On Electric Vehicles

August 10, 2021 by

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By Katie Tubb ~ President Joe Biden issued an executive order Aug. 5 calling for half of all new vehicles sold in the U.S. to be zero-emission vehicles by 2030. A president can’t exactly force Americans to buy an electric vehicle, and Biden largely meant his executive order as a messaging tool to fuel enthusiasm […]

A Low Grade For Subsidized Battery Electric Buses

August 5, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ Headline, July 15, 2021: Report: Philadelphia’s Proterra fleet in complete shambles; $24 million worth of Proterra buses taken off the road due to problems Headline, July 23, 2021: Proterra bus fire prompts California agency to consider shelving electric bus fleet; electric buses are melting in sun, too expensive to fix, transit official […]

EV Weirdness Looms Large

August 3, 2021 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ People are not excited about buying electric vehicles, so word has it that the Biden administration is gearing up to force us to do it. The trick is to use the so-called Fuel Economy Standards to do it. The reported target is that at least 40% of car and light […]

The Downside Of Electric Vehicles

July 19, 2021 by

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By Duggan Flanakin ~ If you listen to the “woke” futurists, or even to the majority of auto companies pledging to stop manufacturing gasoline and diesel vehicles, it might be time to sell your auto stocks. Do you really think the U.S. is about to build 280 million electric vehicles to replace the 270 million internal […]

Electric Cars Will Eventually Get Us Nowhere

June 29, 2021 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ One of the most hyped innovations of our life time is today’s electric vehicle. While our federal government and the state of California think the internal combustion engine will soon end in the dustbin of history, it just ain’t so. It will never happen for many obvious reasons that governments […]

A Bust To The EV Growth Projections May Be In The Making

May 22, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With a simple stroke of the pen, Governor Newsom believes he has the power to change the lifestyles of all California residents, and control the supply-demand balance for societies and the economy’s transportation needs. Since half the electronic vehicles (EVs) in the entire country are registered in California, the troubling news […]

Weakest Link To EV Growth Is The Material Supply Chain

February 16, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The worldwide plans for EV domination of the vehicle population are like having the plans to build a large house without sufficient materials available to ever finish the house. The pressure to go Green is increasing as countries are announcing plans to phase out petrol and diesel cars. Germany will stop […]

Biden’s 550 Thousand Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

January 31, 2021 by

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By Joe Bastardi ~ President Biden Wants to have 550 thousand Car Charging Stations around the country by the year 2030.  I can’t figure out if that is 550 thousand individual chargers or charging stations. But I have some questions. 1). Where is the electricity coming from? Since we can not store solar or wind […]